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The safety profession needs to be more shrill

A Harvard prof asks: What about safety as a “social movement”?
By Dave Johnson
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Robert G. Eccles, a professor of management practice at the Harvard Business School, didn’t mince words when he spoke at a sustainability and safety symposium


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Keeping pace with the best: Here’s how to keep up with best safety practices

By Dan Markiewicz, MS, CIH, CSP, CHMM
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A reader of this column recently asked me, “How does someone keep up with best safety practices?” There is no easy answer.


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Risky stunts, skydiving and SFX: Movie production safety supervisors

By Phil La Duke
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On February 20 during a camera test for the film, “Midnight Rider,” (a new biopic of Gregg Allman), a freight train slammed into the production crew on a narrow railroad trestle bridge in rural Georgia


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Preview: 2014 National Safety Congress and Expo

Congress: Sept. 13-19; Expo: Sept. 15-17
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This year’s NSC Congress & Expo — the world's largest annual “must attend” event for safety, health and environmental professionals — is expected to draw more than 14,000 EHS professionals


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ASSE recognizes three members as Fellows and Safety Educator of the Year

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The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) has awarded three members, Gary Barnett of Ocean New Jersey, Thomas Cecich of Apex, North Carolina and Don Jones, Sr. from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the Fellow Honor, its highest distinction, recognizing their lifetime of commitment to worker safety and their leadership in the occupational health and safety field.


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Trish Ennis begins one-year term as new ASSE president

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Trish Ennis was installed last week as the 100th president of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE). A 23-year veteran of the occupational health and safety profession, Ennis vowed to continue to elevate the safety profession within the business community and work to deliver ASSE’s 36,000 members the programs and benefits they seek.  


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Christine A.D. Lorenzo inducted as new president of AIHA

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The 2014 American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition (AIHce) wrapped up its six-day educational event with the induction of a new American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) leader.


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ASSE Safety 2014 Speaker Q&A with Jim Spigener:

“There is a huge need for CEOs to figure out how to use safety guys to maximum effect.”
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ISHN conducted an exclusive interview with Jim Spigener, Behavioral Science Technology (BST), who presented a talk at ASSE Safety 2014 on “Changing the Game in Safety Performance: The Leader’s Role.”


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ASSE Safety 2014 Speaker Q&A with Sam Gualardo:

“Simply put, safety is freedom from risk.”
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ISHN conducted an exclusive interview with Sam Gualardo, National Safety Consultants, Inc., who presented a talk at ASSE Safety 2014 on “Beyond Safety? Dealing with the real causes of worker and workplace risk.”


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ASSE Safety 2014 Speaker Q&A with Rodney Grieve:

“Organizational balance is influenced by four elements: experience, knowledge, focus, and pace”
By Dave Johnson
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ISHN conducted an exclusive interview with Rodney E. Grieve, BRANTA Worldwide, who presented a talk at ASSE Safety 2014 on “Identifying Cultural Hazards: Four Clues That You May Be Out Of Balance.”


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